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50 Min Transfer Time In SIN Enough?  
User currently offlineParisien From France, joined Dec 2000, 821 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 5867 times:

Just looked at my ticket for my return flight from CGK to CDG via SIN on SQ; my transfer time is only 50 minutes. Is this enough time or will I be rushing like mad ?

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User currently offlinePhilSquares From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 5844 times:

It should be enough. Your GCK flight will most likely get in a little early leaving you probably 60+ minutes to transfer. Not much time for shopping at Changi.

User currently offlineQANTAS077 From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 5850 posts, RR: 40
Reply 2, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 5825 times:

plenty of time or the system wouldn't have allowed you to book it.


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User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12082 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5764 times:
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If the airline says 50 minutes to transfer then 50 minutes will get you transfered to your next flights, its as simple as that.

User currently offlineDogfighter2111 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1968 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5742 times:

At SIN, when you get off the aircraft you just go to 'Connections' when you are close to the Baggage Claim. There may be a bus to take you to another Terminal or you are walking to the Security Checkpoint before the Departure Lounge. Should only take 30 mins. In time for boarding.

Thanks
Mike


User currently offline9V-SPJ From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 748 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5719 times:

If both flights are on SQ, then you have more than enough time since both flights will arrive/depart from T2. The travelators (moving walkways) are also very helpful. If you are parked on the end of the F-pier and need to get to the end of the E-pier, then you may have to walk pretty quick! You can visit Changi's website for more info: www.changi.airport.com.sg

9V-SPJ


User currently offlinePilatusguy From Switzerland, joined Jan 2004, 315 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5702 times:

No worries - did a 20min transfer a couple of weeks ago. Even my luggage made it!

User currently offlineAviasian From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1485 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5574 times:

I am not sure Dogfighter2111 is talking about Singapore Changi Airport - sure does not sound like it.

You will notice that on your IFE screen near the end of the Jakarta-Singapore sector, a list of connecting flights will be displayed with their gate numbers. You will also see the gate your flight from Jakarta will dock at.

Just let the crew know in advance that you have a 50-minute connection, and chances are that they will bring you to a seat near to the door just before landing in SIN, and ensure that you get priority when de-planing.

Once you exit the aerobridge, just check with the ground crew for the direction to the gate where your connecting flight is.

In all, a breeze . . . so no worry. As Pilatusguy said, even a 20-minute transfer is not impossible.

KC Sim
Singapore


User currently offlineSllevin From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 3376 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 5534 times:

I agree, 50 minutes at Changi is more than enough time. The longest connections wuold be between T1 and T2, and that really doesn't take but 10 or 12 minutes -- although, like most things, it feels longer.

If you are changing flight with the same airline, you shouldn't even have to change terminals, and it's easy as pie.  Smile

Steve


User currently offlineAfterburner From Indonesia, joined Jun 2005, 1209 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (8 years 12 months 23 hours ago) and read 5494 times:

NO, it's not enough!
Too many things to see and experience in Changi. It's the best airport I've been to (I've never been to new KUL, new HKG, KIX. I'm curious to know how good they are). If you have no time constraint, why don't you switch to an earlier flight from CGK?

[Edited 2005-07-20 03:15:05]

User currently offlineHKGKaiTak From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 1050 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 12 months 22 hours ago) and read 5442 times:

Quoting Afterburner (Reply 9):
NO, it's not enough! Too many things to see and experience in Changi

I agree. Last time I had a 2.5 hour layover at SIN and that was barely enough to walk from one end to the other and back (with lots of gawking in between)



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User currently offlineJrMafia90 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 12 months 8 hours ago) and read 5342 times:

Quoting Pilatusguy (Reply 6):
did a 20min transfer a couple of weeks ago

That's a pretty close call.


I am going through FCO this August and I only have an hour and I was wondering if it was enough time. But I found out it should be.


User currently offlineKULatICT From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 120 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (8 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 5336 times:

don't worry, if your flight is delayed or anything or the gates are too far apart, SQ will send a golf-cart lookalike thing at your arrival gate to pick u up n send u to the departure gate...
it happened to me in march 2005 when my inbound KUL flight arrive late while my connecting time to LAX was like 40 minutes and the gates were like 5 miles apart... SQ sent someone to drive us to the departing gate, no walking required  Smile


User currently offlineAri From UK - England, joined May 2005, 131 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (8 years 12 months 6 hours ago) and read 5304 times:

About 10mins before landing into SIN don'y SQ usually show connections on their PTV's?!?!I may be wrong but last time I went on SQ I'm prety sure they showed the departure gate, time, destination etc.

ari


User currently offlineParisien From France, joined Dec 2000, 821 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 12 months ago) and read 5254 times:

Thank you all for the responses. Yes, i guess i wont have time to do some (window shopping in SIN). But I will do that on the way over....I fly CDG to SIN...then I will take SIN CGK and have managed to get a seat on a flight that should be operated by an A345 !
Does boarding usually start 30 minutes before departure time for SQ ?


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